Netball

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Super Netball season postponed, training suspended

premium_icon Super Netball season postponed, training suspended

The Super Netball season has been postponed and club training suspended as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread.

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Lightning midcourter to lead All-Stars in charity match

premium_icon Lightning midcourter to lead All-Stars in charity match

The 33-year-old will lead a stellar side on to court for the match, to raise money for communities affected by bushfires across Australia.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Russell continues impressive form during Lightning trials

premium_icon Russell continues impressive form during Lightning trials

Pre-season standout Jacqui Russell continues to impress, with Lightning coach Kylee Byrne further lauding her efforts during clashes with West Coast Fever.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Australia's top netballers win minimum wage rise

Australia's top netballers win minimum wage rise

Australia’s netballers are happy their requests at the negotiating table have been met in their updated collective player agreement.

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Geitz unveils diverse netball gear for all

premium_icon Geitz unveils diverse netball gear for all

After wearing a slim A-line dress on court for a decade, Laura Geitz has designed a diverse range of netball gear to suit all body shapes and sizes.

Sun 2 Feb 2020

Netball star Romelda Aiken reveals scars of horror stalking

premium_icon Netball star Romelda Aiken reveals scars of horror stalking

Years on from a horror cyberstalking incident, Queensland Firebird player Romelda Aiken reveals the impact it’s had on her and why she wants to warn other young girls...

Fri 20 Dec 2019

Maria Folau’s sad and awkward end to her netball career

Maria Folau’s sad and awkward end to her netball career

She is a true netball great but Maria Folau has farewelled the game she dominated with a whimper — and there’s only one explanation why

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Maria Folau set to walk away for good

Maria Folau set to walk away for good

Israel Folau may not play any football code again and now his wife Maria’s netball career also looks to be over earlier than expected

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Teams, players awarded to polish off a successful year

Teams, players awarded to polish off a successful year

With another season now behind them, Charleville's netballers have celebrated the successes of the year

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Wood says hook did her good

Wood says hook did her good

Steph Wood is a star of the Super Netball competition but it didn’t stop the Lightning goal attack from getting benched. And she’s glad it happened.

Tue 20 Aug 2019

Super coach set to exit Lightning

premium_icon Super coach set to exit Lightning

She is the best netball coach in the world but Noeline Taurua is set to leave the club where she has left a huge legacy.

Sun 18 Aug 2019

The next generation of netballers gather at junior carnival

The next generation of netballers gather at junior carnival

Chinchilla Netball host their first inter-district carnival.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Bittersweet weekend for Folau, wife

Bittersweet weekend for Folau, wife

Israel Folau and his wife Maria endured vastly different fortunes on the weekend as the rugby outcast’s plight was highlighted in brutal fashion.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Uniting around Folau key to World Cup win

Uniting around Folau key to World Cup win

Israel Folau’s fight against Rugby Australia put the New Zealand Silver Ferns through some “testing times” but also “brought them closer”

Swifts pose super test for Lightning

premium_icon Swifts pose super test for Lightning

Defensive weapon Karla Pretorius says Lightning are relishing the chance to battle against the prowess of competition heavyweights Swifts.

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Taurua glad to be getting back to business on Coast

premium_icon Taurua glad to be getting back to business on Coast

Noeline Taurua says she's glad to be getting back to business with Lightning following a remarkable world cup and is intent on finishing the season on a high.

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Shooter is on the rise at Lightning

premium_icon Shooter is on the rise at Lightning

Goal shooter Cara Koenen says the immense pool of experience on offer within Lightning's core is helping to strengthen her game and impact on court.

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Lightning brush off cobwebs in derby win over Firebirds

premium_icon Lightning brush off cobwebs in derby win over Firebirds

Lightning coach Noeline Taurua says they brushed off the cobwebs with a win over Firebirds and is now eager to settle back into routine on the run to finals

Coast product earns call-up to Lightning

premium_icon Coast product earns call-up to Lightning

Ashlee Unie is on the verge of becoming the first Sunshine Coast product to play for the Lightning when they play Queensland Firebirds.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Lightning, New Zealand coach Taurua unsure over her future

Lightning, New Zealand coach Taurua unsure over her future

New Zealand's Netball World Cup-winning coach Noeline Taurua admits she's unsure if she'll continue combining the role with her job at Sunshine Coast Lightning.

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